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Friday, 13 March 2009 12:16

Intel says parallel software is more important for many-core CPUs like "Larrabee"

Shane McGlaun (Blog) - March 11, 2009 1:56 PM
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Multi-core processors have been in the consumer market for several years now. However, despite having access to CPUs with two, three, four, and more cores, there are still relatively few applications available that can take advantage of multiple cores. Intel is hoping to change that and is urging developers of software to think parallel.

Intel director and chief evangelist for software development products talked about thinking parallel in a keynote speech he delivered at the SD West conference recently. James Reinders said, "One of the phrases I've used in some talks is, it's time for us as software developers to really figure out how to think parallel." He also says that the developer who doesn’t think parallel will see their career options limited. [Comments...]

 

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